Grudges Sayings and Quotes

Below you will find our collection of inspirational, wise, and humorous old grudges quotes, grudges sayings, and grudges proverbs, collected over the years from a variety of sources.

A bitter spirit will keep you from being a better person. Woodrow Kroll
The worst grudge is being told that you are forgiven, yet your sins are still glowing in their hearts like a burning coal. Michael Bassey Johnson
You figure that time could heal all wounds, but some people just really hold a crazy grudge. Steven Adler
A strong person can go through a lot of things and still not be bitter. Sonya Parker
People often grudge others what they cannot enjoy themselves. Aesop
Grudges are a waste of perfect happiness. Laugh when you can. Apologize when you should and let go of what you can't change. Drake
Life is too short to hold a grudge, also too long. Robert Brault
The more anger towards the past you carry in your heart, the less capable you are of loving in the present. Barbara De Angelis
Anger and bitterness are two noticeable signs of being focused on self and not trusting God's sovereignty in your life. When you believe that God causes all things to work together for good to those who belong to Him and love Him, you can respond to trials with joy instead of anger or bitterness. John C. Broger
A quick temper will make a fool of you soon enough. Bruce Lee
Grudges are for those who insist that they are owed something; forgiveness, however, is for those who are substantial enough to move on. Criss Jami
We are to find as much bitterness in weeping for sin as we ever found sweetness in committing it. Thomas Watson
Bitterness imprisons life; love releases it. Harry Emerson Fosdick
Anger is never without an argument, but seldom with a good one. Indira Gandhi
If you hold back your feelings because you are afraid of getting hurt, you end up hurting anyway. Anonymous
Grudges are often worse enemies than pain. Erin Forbes
Carrying a grudge is difficult work that brings nothing of value. Forgive, and be free. Ralph Marston
Grudges are like hand grenades: it is wise to release them before they destroy you. Barbara Johnson
Grudge no expense - yield to no opposition - forget fatigue - till, by the strength of prayer and sacrifice, the spirit of love shall have overcome . Maria Weston Chapman
Grudges are bridges with faulty spans. Falling off one is a lot more rewarding than getting stuck on the other side. Nora Roberts
Uncontrolled temper is soon dissipated on others. Resentment, bitterness, and self-pity build up inside our hearts and eat away at our spiritual lives like a slowly spreading cancer. Jerry Bridges
Holding onto anger is like drinking poison and expecting the other person to die. Buddha
To carry a grudge is like being stung to death by one bee. William H. Walton
There is enough heartache and sorrow in this life without our adding to it through our own stubbornness, bitterness, and resentment. Dieter F. Uchtdorf
Carrying a grudge is a heavy burden. As you forgive, you will feel the joy of being forgiven. Henry B. Eyring
A life lived without forgiveness is a prison. William Arthur Ward
Grudges seldom hurt anyone except the one bearing them. Sherrilyn Kenyon
When the root is bitterness, imagine what the fruit might be. Woodrow Kroll
The knowledge of the past stays with us. To let go is to release the images and conditions, the grudges and fears, the clingings and disappointments of the past that bind our spirit. Jack Kornfield
He never did rid himself of the feeling that he had been denied his rightful place. It kept him from being good-natured, and made him unwilling to forget grudges. Warren Eyster
There's no time to hold grudges when you've seen how fragile things can really be. Allison Winn Scotch
Life is too short for long-term grudges. Elon Musk
The truth is unless you let go, unless you forgive yourself, unless you forgive the situation, unless you realize that the situation is over, you cannot move forward. Steve Maraboli
When you hold resentment toward another, you are bound to that person or condition by an emotional link that is stronger than steel. Forgiveness is the only way to dissolve that link and get free. Catherine Ponder
Without forgiveness, life is governed by an endless cycle of resentment and retaliation. Roberto Assagioli
Resentment is one burden that is incompatible with your success. Always be the first to forgive, and forgive yourself first always. Dan Zadra
If you haven't forgiven yourself something, how can you forgive others? Dolores Huerta
The past is just that, past. Learn what went wrong and why. Make amends if you need to. Then drop it and move on. Sean Covey
Envy's memory is nothing but a row of hooks to hang up grudges on. John Watson Foster
Keeping score of old scores and scars, getting even, and one-upping even always make you less than you are. Malcolm Forbes
Any man can seek revenge; it takes a king or prince to grant a pardon. Arthur J. Rehrat
I can forgive, but I cannot forget,' is only another way of saying, 'I will not forgive. Henry Ward Beecher
He who cannot forgive others destroys the bridge over which he himself must pass. George Herbert
Resentment is like taking poison and waiting for the other person to die. Malchy McCourt
Write injuries in dust, benefits in marble. Benjamin Franklin
Ask yourself this question: 'Will this matter a year from now?' Richard Carlson
Forgiveness means letting go of the past. Gerald Jampolsky
Reject your sense of injury and the injury itself disappears. Marcus Aurelius
May I forget what ought to be forgotten; and recall unfailing, all that ought to be recalled, each kindly thing, forgetting what might sting. Mary Carolyn Davies
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it. Confucius
Life appears to me too short to be spent in nursing animosity or registering wrongs. Charlotte Bronte
To be wronged is nothing unless you continue to remember it. Confucius
They say it's good to let your grudges go, but I don't know, I'm quite fond of my grudge. I tend it like a little pet. Liane Moriarty
Some wounds run too deep for the healing. J. K. Rowling
You owe it to yourself to forgive and forget. Holding grudges is like punishing yourself for others' actions and rewarding them for hurting you. Majid Kazmi
Holding grudges do nobody good. Speak your anger or let your anger go. Sarvesh Jain
I forgive,' Penny said. 'But I don’t forget. I’ll remember the kind of gum you were chewing when you did me wrong. M.J. Mandrake
Do not bear grudges. A heart full of grudges can never be fulfilled. Gift Gugu Mona
Don't miss the greatest opportunity of your life holding on to the bitterness that was caused by one person that has nothing to do with the organization as a whole. Germany Kent
You will never hold grudges when you know that your blessings are better than your bitterness. Thandazo Perfect Khumalo
When you hold a grudge, you want someone else’s sorrow to reflect your level of hurt but the two rarely meet. Steve Maraboli